Weng Qingzhu

Date of birth: 30.08.2001

Instrument:

 

Violin

Nationality:

Chinese

Competition:

 

International Competition for Violin, Kloster Schöntal, 2017

Prize:

4th Prize, EMCY Prize

Contact: thorugh the EMCY Office


Qingzhu Weng was born in 2001 in Zhejiang, China. He began playing violin at the age of four and visited the Xiamen Music School and the Music Middle School Affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in China.

In 2014, he became a student of the Institute for the Early Advancement of the Musically Highly Gifted (IFF) in Hannover. Since 2017, he is studying in the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media (HMTM Hannover) as a bachelor student with Professor Krzysztof Wegrzyn, vice president and professor for violin of the HMTM Hannover.

Qingzhu Weng won the first prize of the "Hua Guang Cup" national competition in China when he was five years old, the first prize of the national competition "Jugend musiziert" in Germany in 2016, the first prize of the String Concert Academy Competition in San Marino in 2016, the fourth prize and the EMCY prize of the 17. International Competition for Violin, in Kloster Schöntal.

His first recital took place in China when he was eleven years old. After he went to Germany, he has played in many concerts and has played as a soloist with the Orchestra of Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media, the Loh-Orchester and the Orchestra of Goetheschule Hannover. In 2017, he held three recitals in Bologna, San Marino and Imola. He is also playing in a trio and has been the concertmaster of the Orchestra of Goetheschule Hannover.

Repertoire

Solo

J. S. Bach, Partita No. 1 in B minor (BWV 1002)
J. S. Bach, Partita No. 2 in D minor (BWV 1004)
J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 1 in G minor (BWV 1001)
J. S. Bach, Sonata No. 2 in A minor (BWV 1003)
N. Paganini, Caprices Nos. 1, 2, 7, 13, 16, 24 (Op. 1)
K. Pendrecki, Cadenza H. Wieniawski, Caprice No. 7 (Op.10)
H. Wieniawski, Etudes-Caprices No. 4 (Op. 18)
E. Ysaÿe, Sonata No. 3 in D minor (Op. 27)
With piano

J. S. Bach, 6 Violin Sonatas (BWV 1014-1019)
B. Bartók, Romanian Folk Dances (Sz. 56)
L. van Beethoven, Romance in F major (Op. 50)
L. van Beethoven, Romance in G major (Op. 40)
L. van Beethoven, Sonata No. 3 in E-flat major (Op. 12, No. 3)
L. van Beethoven, Sonata No. 4 in A minor (Op. 23)
L. van Beethoven, Sonata No. 5 in F major (Op. 24)
J. Brahms, Sonata No. 3 in D minor (Op. 108)
Han Kun Sha, Pastoral
F. Kreisler, Praeludium and Allegro
W. A. Mozart, Sonata No. 18 in G major (K. 301/293a)
A. Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango
P. de Sarasate, Spanish Dances, Op. 23
H. Wieniawski, Scherzo Tarantelle (Op. 16)
H. Wieniawski, Variations on an Original Theme (Op. 15)

Chamber music

J. S. Bach, Double Violin Concerto in E major (BWV 1043)
J. Brahms, Horn Trio in E-Flat major (Op. 40)
J. Halvorsen, Passacaglia for Violin and Viola
J. Haydn, Piano Trio No. 39 (Hob. XV: 25)
W. A. Mozart, Duo for Violin and Viola in G major (K. 423)
P. de Sarasate, Navarra (Op. 33)
A. Vivaldi, Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor (RV 522)

With orchestra

J. S. Bach, Concerto No. 2 in E major (BWV 1042)
J. Brahms, Concerto in D major (Op. 77)
M. Bruch, Concerto No. 1 in G minor (Op. 26)
M. Bruch, Scottish Fantasy (Op. 46) A. Dvořák, Concerto in A minor (Op. 53)
J. Haydn, Concerto No. 4 in G major (Hob. VIIa:4)
D. Kabalevsky, Concerto in C major (Op. 48)
F. Mendelssohn, Concerto in D minor (MWV O 3)
F. Mendelssohn, Concerto in E minor (Op. 64)
W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 3 in G major (K. 217)
W. A. Mozart, Concerto No. 5 in A major (K. 219)
W. A. Mozart, Rondo in C major (K. 373)
N. Paganini, Concerto No. 1 in D major (Op. 6)
C. Saint-Saëns, Concerto No. 3 in B minor (OP. 61)
C. Saint-Saëns, Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso (Op. 28)
P. de Sarasate, Carmen Fantasy (Op. 25)
P. de Sarasate, Zigeunerweisen (Op. 20)
A. Vivaldi, Spring and Summer of The Four Seasons
H. Wieniawski, Concerto No. 2 in D minor (Op. 22)
H. Wieniawski, Introduction and Tarantella (Op. 43)
H. Wieniawski, Legenda (Op. 17)

If you are interested in working with Qingzhu, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

02.12.2000
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